bliss

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
bliss /blɪs/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. great or perfect happiness:a feeling of bliss whenever he was with her.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
bliss  (blis),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. supreme happiness;
    utter joy or contentment:wedded bliss.
  2. [Theol.]the joy of heaven.
  3. heaven;
    paradise:the road to eternal bliss.
  4. [Archaic.]a cause of great joy or happiness.

v.t., v.i. 
  1. [Slang.]bliss out: 
    • to experience bliss or euphoria:Just give them some bean sprouts and a little tofu and they bliss out.
    • to cause to become blissful or euphoric:a recording guaranteed to bliss out every Mozart fan.
blissless, adj. 
  • Middle English blisse, Old English bliss, blīths, equivalent. to blīthe blithe + -s suffix bef. 1000
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged See  happiness. 
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged misery.

Bliss  (blis),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. BiographicalSir Arthur (Edward Drummond), 1891–1975, English composer.
Tas•ker  (blis),USA pronunciation  Howard, 1853–1930, U.S. general.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

bliss /blɪs/ n
  1. perfect happiness; serene joy
  2. the ecstatic joy of heaven
Etymology: Old English blīths; related to blīthe blithe, Old Saxon blīdsea bliss



Bliss /blɪs/ n
  1. Sir Arthur. 1891–1975, British composer; Master of the Queen's Musick (1953–75). His works include the Colour Symphony (1922), film and ballet music, and a cello concerto (1970)



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